I have just opened the March/April issue of "Living with Dementia", which is a bi-monthly newsletter published by the Alzheimer's Society Living with Dementia team. I was very moved by an article on page 6, written by John, diagnosed at 52 and who is now 58 and lives in Cumbria with his family. The article, in his words, tells "What it's really like to live with dementia". So often we hear the views of sufferers through their carers [I do it all the time for Jan], but it is especially important to hear them directly. When we consider a relative with dementia to be really advanced in the condition, we must remember that, inside, they are still there. The same newsletter includes some "Tips for Living", details of a forthcoming "Identity Card" and details of the AS "Memory Handbook". It's worth a read.